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TRING WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2003 Martin Edwards

1914-1919

ANDERSON John Henry

Private, 44th Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment), of Church Lane. He was severely wounded by shellfire on 2 April then died of wounds on 3 April 1917. Born in Tring. Age 24. Son of Mary Jane native of Tring. Bruay Commual Cemetery Extension.

AYRES James Edward

Driver, Army Service Corps, of Akeman Street. Enlisted at Bedford. Died of pneumonia on 23 October 1918. Born in Wendover, Bucks. Greenwich Cemetery.

ASQUITH Gordon William

Second Lieutenant, 3rd King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action on 2 December 1917. Age 19. Tyne Cot Memorial.

BADRICK Percy

Rifleman, 2nd Rifle Brigade. Died of wounds on 30 May 1918. Age 19. Son of George and Louisa of Tring. Mont Huon Military Cemetery. ??

BAKER Will

Private, HQ (Portsmouth) Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died of wounds on 21 October 1915. Age 20. Son of Herbert H. of 46 Wingrave Road, New Mill. Tring Cemetery.

BANDY Albert

Lance Corporal, 13th King's Royal Rifles, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Killed in action on 23 August 1918. Born in Wing, Bucks. Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension.

*BARBER Ernest

Private, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds on 18 September 1920. Age 24. Son of William and Sarah of 22 Miswell Lane. Tring Cemetery. ??

BARBER Edward

Private, 1st Grenadier Guards. Enlisted in London. Killed in action at Neuve Chapelle on 12 March 1915. Age 22. Born in Tring. Son of William and Sarah Ann of 22 Miswell Lane. Le Touret Memorial.

BATES Frank Manfield

Private, 6th Somerset Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Hertford, formerly with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of shrapnel wounds on 20 September 1916. Age 21. Born in Aston Clinton, Bucks. Son of Manfield and Mary Louisa of 11 Henry Street. Heilly Station Cemetery.

BATTSON Ralph Bertram

Driver, 31st Royal Field Artillery. Enlised in London. He was wounded by shell fire some miles behind the line, he died of wounds on 15 May 1917. Age 21. Born in Tring. Son of Eleanor Prior (formerly Battson) and the late Benjamin of 16 Langdon Street. Formerly a member of the Church Lads Brigade. Employed by Mr. A.P. Boyson, Grove Lodge. Duisans British Cemetery.

*BEDFORD Daniel Ronald

Private, 29th Middlesex Regiment, of Ashford. Died of wounds on 27 July 1917. Born in Tring. Shorncliffe Military Cemetery. (Awaiting new CWGC page)

BIRCH William Charles

Private, 1st Border Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Killed in action in the Dardanelles on 28 April 1915. Age 20. Born in Tring. Son of Herbert of 2 Goldfield Cottages, Miswell Lane. Helles Memorial.

*BRACKLEY Henry

Gunner, 76th Royal Garrison Artillery. Enlisted at Tring. Died of wounds on 24 March 1918. Born in Wendover, Bucks. St Hilaire Cemetery.

BRACKLEY Horace

Private, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in France on 2 December 1918. Age 26. Son of George and Emma of ‘Chivery’ St Leonards, Tring. Husband of Alice of Cholesbury. Premont British Cemetery.??

BRACKLEY Thomas

Private, 1st Grenadier Guards. Killed in action on 17 October 1915. Loos Memorial. ??

BRANDON W.

Private, 27th Canadian Infantry. Killed in action on 4 April 1916. Age 21.Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

BROOKS George

Private, 10th Lancashire Fusiliers. Enlisted at Tring, formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 12 October 1918. Age 35. Born in Tring. Son of James and Jane. Husband of Emily Louisa of 17 Council Cottages, Miswell Lane. Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery.

*BROOKS George

Private, Royal Army Service Corps, of St Albans. Born in Tring. Died of wounds in Egypt on 10 July 1916. Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery. Not on St Albans WM

BROWN Andrew Cranstoun

Second Lieutenant, 8th South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 2 July 1916. Age 21. Son of Katherine of Springfield, Downton, Salisbury, and the late James Brown of Harvieston, Tring. Dantzig Alley British Cemetery. ??

BURCH Frank

Private, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment, of Aldbury. Enlisted at Hertford. Killed in action in France on 27 September 1918. Age 24. Son of John and Emily of 25 The Front, Potten End. Villers Hill British Cemetery.

*BUSHELL Charles Sansom

Private, 2nd Wiltshire Regiment. Born in Tring (correct). Killed in action on 19 August 1918. Age 18. Son of William Joseph and Margaret Mary of Gamnel, New Mill. Le Vertannoy British Cemetery.

CARTWRIGHT Thomas

Private, 78th Canadian Infantry. Killed in action on 19 November 1916. Age 25. Son of Susan of 354 Union Avenue, Elmwood, Manitoba, Canada and the late John. As a boy he was a member of the Parish Church Choir and the Church Lads Brigade. Vimy Memorial.

CATO Reginald Robert

Gunner, 31st Royal Garrison Artillery, of Tring. Enlitsted at Watford. Killed in action on 10 March 1918. Age 35. Born in Berkhamsted. Husband of Florence May Harris (formerly Cato) of 22 Akeman Street. Ypres Reservoir Cemetery.

CLARKE Frederick Edward

Private, Eastern Counties Labour Corps. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the East Surrey Regiment. Wounded in October 1917 in the Battles for Paschendale Ridge, evacuated back to England. He died of Pnumonia on 7 November 1918 at Horton Hospital, Epsom, Surrey. Born at Stratford, Essex. Formerly a member of Tring Town Band. Tring Cemetery.

CLEMENTS James

Gunner, 264th Royal Field Artillery. Died of fever on 23 November 1918.Beirut War Cemetery.??

*COKER Samuel

Private, 1st Welsh Regiment, of Tring. Born in Pitstone. Died on 5 March 1915. Dranouter Churchyard.

COLLIER Seaman Stanley

Able, Royal Navy. He joined the Navy in 1905. Drowned when HMS 'Hampshire' was mined and sank off the Orkneys on 5 June 1916. Age 28. Born in Tring. Son of George and Annie. Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery.

COLLINS Jesse

Private, 11th Royal West Kent Regiment, transferred to 99th Training Reserve. Enlisted at Watford. Died on 25 December 1916. Age 50. Born in Pitstone. Son on Charles and Polly. Husband of Elizabeth Smith (formerly Collins) of 49 Lysons Road, Aldershot. Aldershot Military Cemetery.

CRAWLEY Charles Jesse

Private, 2nd Middlesex Regiment. Enlisted in London. Killed in action on 2 June 1915. Age 26. Born in Aldbury. Son of Sabrina and the late Joseph. Ploegsteert Memorial.

*CRAWLEY Harold Robin

Rifleman, 9th Rifle Brigade, of Watford. Born in Tring. Killed in action on 15 September 1916. Age 26. Son of Sabrina and the late Joseph. Thiepval Memorial.

CRAWLEY Ultimius George

Private, 6th Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Broomhill, Yorks. Enlisted at Oxford. Killed in action on 20 September 1917. Age 24. Born in Wigginton. Son of Samuel and Mrs Crawley of Cholesbury. Tyne Cot Memorial.

CROCKETT George

Private, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action on 30 July 1916. Age 19. Born in Tring. Son of Jesse of 22 Pleasant Row, Akeman Street. Terlincthun British Cemetery.

CROSS Arthur Albert

Private, Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars, Household Cavalry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Killed in action in Palestine on 28 November 1917. Age 22. Born in Tring. Jerusalem War Cemetery. See Hemel Hempstead War Memorial.

CROSS Herbert William

Private, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. Enlisted at Hatfield. Killed in action on 7 September 1915. Born in Tring. Son of Mrs.A.Crawley of 28 King Street. Albert Communal Cemetery Extension.

CUTLER Ernest

Private, 7th Norfolk Regiment. Enlisted at Watford. Killed in action on 22 August 1918. Born in Tring. Meaulte Military Cemetery.

DAVEY Henry Arthur

Private, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment, Brook Street. Enlisted in Berkhamsted in August 1914. Died of wounds in London on 16 March 1917. Formerly employed on Tring Park estate. One of parish church bell-ringers. Tring Cemetery. ??

DAVEY William

Private, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of High Street, Tring. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action at the Somme on 11 July 1916. Born in Tring. Quarry Cemetery, Montauban. (BK)

DAWE Sidney Charles

Captain, 5th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed on 13 February 1918. Age 20. Son of Arthur Henry and Elizabeth Annie of ‘Thornhill’ 12 Boxwell Road, Berkhamsted. Fins New British Cemetery.

DELL William Clement

Rifleman, 12th King's Royal Rifle Corps, of Duckmore Lane. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the Cambridge Regiment. Killed in action on 23 September 1917. Tyne Cot Memorial.

*DOCKERTY Frank

Private, 25th Northumberland Fusiliers, of Tring. Killed in action on 1 July 1916. Thiepval Memorial.

DUNTON Stanley

Private, 3rd Middlesex Regiment. Enlisted at Harrow. Killed in action on 30 September 1915. Born in Tring. Loos Memorial.

EGGLETON Stanley R.

Staff Sergeant, 7th Field Ambulance Australian Army Medical Corps., of Crouch's Farm. Died of wounds on 8 October 1917. Poperinge New Military Cemetery.

FENEMORE John

Sergeant, 64th Machine Gun Corps, of Tring. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 15 July 1916. Age 22. Born at New Mill. Son of Thomas and Mary. [ - possibly John (son of Joseph & Sarah) age 38.]??? Caterpillar Valley Cemetery.

FENNER Laurence Henry

Private, 5th Canadian Infantry. Badly gassed in France in November 1917 and died on 12 October 1918. Age 29. Son of Henry and Alice of Pendley. Bramshott (St Mary) Churchyard, Hampshire.

FOSKETT Herbert Edward

Second Lieutenant, 5th Bedfordshire Regiment, formerly with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Enlisted in September 1914. Killed in action on 28 April 1917. Age 24. Son of Mary and the late Herbert of Western Road. Arras Memorial.

FOSTER Stanley Francis

Private, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action by a shell on 6 August 1917. Age 30. Born in Tring. Husband of Alice Maud of 45 King Street. Derry House Cemetery. (BK?)

FOUNTAIN Sidney Thomas

Private, 1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Enlisted at Bedford, formerly with the Northants Regiment. Killed in action on 28 August 1918. Age 29. Born in Eaton Bray, Beds. Son of Mrs. Frederick Fountain of 14 Charles Street. Husband of S.E. Fountain of 44 Charles Street. Peronne Road Cemetery.

FRENCH Frederick Arthur

Private, 6th East Yorkshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Berkhamsted. Killed in action on 17 July 1917. Born in Tring. No Man’s Cot Cemetery.

GATES Frank John

Rifleman, 8th Post Office Rifles, London Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Died of wounds at Delville Wood on 26 July 1918. Delville Wood Cemetery. (?)

GATES Herbert James

Lance Corporal, 2nd Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Killed in action in France on 2 November 1918. Maresches Communal Cemetery.

GATES Walter Thomas

Private, 7th East Kent Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Died of wounds in France on 12 July 1916. Age 27. Born in Aston Clinton. Son of Frederick and Emma of 27 High Street. St Sever Cemetery.

GREGORY Frederick John

Private, 4th Bedfordshire Regiment, of New Mill. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action on 13 November 1916. Thiepval Memmorial.

GRISTWOOD Leonard William

Lance Corporal, 55th Machine Gun Corps, of Tring. Enlisted in Watford, formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 3 May 1917. Age 21. Born in Chorleywood. Son of Charles and the late Mary. Arras Memorial.

GUNN George

Private, 11th Royal Sussex Regiment. Enlisted at Warford. Killed in action on 28 February 1918. Age 19. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Mr.B and Mrs.SA Gunn of New Road, New Mill. Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery.

HALSEY Archibald

Private, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in France on 21 September 1916. Age 19. Born in Tring. Son of James and Ellen of 38 Albert Street. Knightsbridge Cemetery.

HANCE George James

Private, 2nd Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Shot through the head by a machine gun on 26 August 1916. Age 18. Son of Robert and Alice of 21 Park Road. Laventie Military Cemetery.

HARDY Leslie George

Corporal, 1st Coldstream Guards, of Tring. Enlisted at Stafford. Killed in action on 8 October 1915. Age 20. Born in Tamworth, Warks. Son of Samuel of Woodbrook Cottage, Forest Road, Loughborough and the late Susan Lavinia. Quarry Cemetery.

HARTERT Joachim Charles

Lieutenant (Temp), 8th East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action on 28 October 1916. Age 22. Born in Tring, educated at Berkhamsted School and Oxford. Son of Dr. Ernst JO and Claudia ER of ‘Bellevue’, Park Road. Courcelles-Au-Bois Communal Cemetery Extension.

HARROWELL Charles

Private, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Hertford. Killed in action on 19 April 1915. Age 19. Born in Tring. Son of Eli and Elizabeth of 17 Langdon Street. Formerly employed as a clerk with the London and North Western Railway. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

HARROWELL James

Rifleman, 9th King's Royal Rifle Corps. Enlisted at Watford. Killed in action on 22 October 1917. Age 32. Born in Tring. Son of Eli and Elizabeth of 17 Langdon Street. Husband Caroline of 40 Wingrave Road. New Mill. Tyne Cot Memorial.

HAYSTAFF S

Private, 87th Canadian Infantry. Killed in action on 5 November 1918.Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery.

HAYWARD Walter

Private, 6th Australian Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action on 4 May 1917. Age 22. Born at St Leonards, Bucks. Son of Sarah of 3 Henry Street, and the late Charles. Villers-Bretonneux Memorial.

HAZZARD Herbert

Private, 1st Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Killed in action on 1 April 1916. Age 21. Son of Selina of 1 Miswell Lane. Hebuterne Military Cemetery.

HEDGES John Russell

Private, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Lebanon on 16 November 1918. Age 26. Son of Elizabeth of 7 Parsonage Place. Beirut War Cemetery.??

HEDGES Sidney Walter

Lance Corporal, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Enlisted at Watford. Died of wounds on 16 April 1918. Age 21. Born in Tring. Son of Susanna Elizabeth of 55 Western Road, and the late Thomas. Rosieres Communal Cemetery Extension.

HORN Joseph

Private, 2nd Middlesex Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Bedford on 30 May, having only served six weeks in France was killed in action by a shell on 17 November 1916. Age 31. Born in Tring. Son of Elizabeth of 81 Brook Street.Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont.

HOWLETT Charles Frederick

Private, 8th Lincolnshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury, formerly with the RASC. Killed in action on 4 October 1917. Age 22. Born in Aylesbury. Son of Frederick Charles and Emma of Western Road. Tyne Cot Memorial.

JANES Henry

Corporal, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed in action on 17 February 1917. Age 23. Son of Job and Ruth of 33 Wingrave Road, New Mill. Queens Cemetery. ??

KEMPSTER Frederick

Rifleman, 7th Royal Irish Rifles. Enlisted at Tring, formerly with the Essex Regiment. Killed in action on 2 October 1917. Age 29. Born in Tring. Husband of Rose of 76 Akeman Street. Cojeul British Cemetery.

KING Ernest

Private, 4th North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds on 13 February 1919. Age 19. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Susannah of 9 Myrtle Cottages, Bulbourne, Tring. Tring Cemetery. (JD)??

LOVEGROVE Bert

Private, 9th East Surrey Regiment. Enlisted at Watford. Killed in action on 25 February 1916. Born in Tring. Menin Road South Military Cemetery.

LOVELL Arthur

Private, 54th Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action in the Lebanon on 16 November 1918. Age 26. Son of Alfred and Mary of 7 Bunstrux Hill. Beirut War Cemetery, Lebanon.??

LOVELL Frederick

Private, 13th Essex Regiment, of Manor Park, Essex. Enlisted at East Ham, Essex. Killed in action 2 August 1916. Age 28. Born in Tring. Son of Mr. and Mrs A. Lovell of Akeman Street, and husband of Mrs. E.E. Stocker (formerly Lovell) of 1 Pinewood Cottages, Pinewood Road, Ash, Surrey. Dantzig Alley British Cemetery.

MARCHAM Frank Edgar

Private, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment. Enlisted at Hertford. Killed by a shell whilst resting in billet in France on 29 March 1915, together with William Green and Frank Laughton (Berkhamsted). Age 22. Born in Tring. Formerly employed by Messrs Wright and Wright, coachbuilders. Son of Frederick W. of ‘Oakleigh’ Western Road. Guards Cemetrery, Windy Corner.

MILLER C

No further information currently

MILLER Stanley

Corporal, 1st Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Died of wounds in Palestine on 2 June 1917. Age 29. Born in Tring. Son of Hannah of 41 Charles Street. and the late Charles. Kantara War Memorial Cemetery. )

MILLS George

Private, 112th Machine Gun Corps, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury, formerly with the RASC. Died of wounds on 28 April 1917. Age 22. Born in Long Marston. Son of Mrs.L. Mills of 2 Tring Ford, Tring. Point-Du-Jour Military Cemetery. )

NORWOOD William Edward

Driver, 163rd Machine Gun Corps, Died of wounds on 4 December 1918. Age 23. Son of Joseph and Sarah of 21 Akeman Street. Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial.??

OAKLEY George

Private, 12th Northumberland Fusiliers. Enlisted at Holton Park, Somerset, formerly with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 25 October 1917. Age 20. Born at Worlstone, Herts. Son of Sarah, of 64 Akeman Street. Tyne Cot Memorial.

PHILBEY Henry Richard

Lance Corporal, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of 11 Bunstux Hill. Killed in action in Belgium on 26 July 1917. Age 30. Born in Bovingdon. Son of Edward. Husband of Lillian. Dickenbusch New Military Cemetery Extension. (BV)

POPE, MC And Bar Harold Edward

Acting Captain, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action on 24 August 1918. Age 36. Son of the Rev.AF Pope of Tring, and Catherine IE Pope (nee Rose) of Kilravock, Scotland. Educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford. Heath Cemetery. )

POULTON Harry

Private, 2nd Highland Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Killed in action on 20 September 1914. Born in Tring. La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.

POULTON Joseph

Private, 1stBedfordshire Regiment, of Berkhamsted. Enlisted at Tring. Died of wounds on 31 October 1914. Born in Tring. Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery.

POULTON Joseph

Private, 2nd Northamptonshire Regiment, of Albert Street. Enlisted at Watford. Died after being gassed on 14 November 1917. Born in Yiewsley, Middlesex. Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension.

PRATT Stanley James

Sergeant, 48th Sqdn., Royal Air Force. Killed in action on 5 July 1918. Age 18. Son of Jabez and Rosa Louisa, 'Woodleigh' of Western Road. Arras Flying Services Memorial.

PRATT Sidney Richard

Private, 53rd Australian Infantry Australian Imperial Force, Killed in action at Fromelles on 19 July 1916.Age 30. Born in Marsworth. Son of Thomas and Annie of 'Rose Cottage', Longfield Road. VC Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial.

PRENTICE Harry

Private, 2nd Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Killed in action on 19 July 1916. Age 18. Son of Frederick and Eliza of 49 King Street. Laventie Military Cemetery.

RANCE Arthur Henry

Corporal, 62nd Machine Gun Corps. Enlisted at Lewisham, formerly with the London Regiment. Killed in action on 9 June 1918. Age 33. Formerly employed as a draper's assistant. Born in Tring. Son of Henry and Mary of Tring, Husband of Alice of ‘Glenside’ Bulbourne. Bienvillers Military Cemetery.

RANCE Harry

Bugler, 58th Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regt.), of Charles Street. Died of "spotted fever" at Cambridge Military Hospital on 6 January 1916. Age 22. Tring Cemetery.

RANCE Corporal Walter

Lance, 2nd Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action in Italy on 29 October 1918. Age 30. Born in Tring. Husband of Elsie A of 35 Albert Street. Tezze British Cemetery.

RANDALL Sidney James

Private, 44th New Brunswick Canadian E F. Died of wounds 12 November 1918. StSever Cemetery Extension.

REW Douglas Jolland

Second Lieutenant, 5th Essex Regiment. Killed in action in France on 28 June 1917. Age 33. Son of Maj. and Mrs H.G. Rew of 61 Norbury Court Road, Streatham, London. Assistant scoutmaster. Philosophe British Cemetery.

ROBERTS Thomas Walter

Private, 7th East Surrey Regiment. Enlisted at Watford. Killed in action on 23 July 1916. Age 18. Born in Tring. Son of Walter and Mary Ann of The Gas Works, Tring. Thiepval Memorial.

ROBINSON Frank

Private, 17th Tank Corps. Enlisted in Tring, formerly with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 11 June 1918. Age 21. Born in Tring. Son of Thomas and Alice of Cherry Tree Cottages, Cholesbury. St Martin-Aux-Bois Churchyard. )

ROLFE Horace Hedley Reginald

Air Mechanic 2nd Class, 1st Wing HQ Royal Flying Corps, of Western Road. Died of wounds on 26 September 1916 after being hit by anti-aircraft fire over enemy lines during air reconnaisance the previous day. Age 25. Son of Frederick and Agnes (coal merchant)of Western Road, Husband of Doris C.(nee Plater) of Green End Street, Aston Clinton. Member of the United Free Church. Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension.

*ROWLAND William John

Private, 2nd Wiltshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry. Killed in action on 1 August 1917. Born in Pitstone. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

SEABROOK William Charles

Sergeant, 1st Aeroplane Supply Depot Repair Park, Royal Air Force, of Western Road. Died of wounds in France on 25 September 1918. Age 24. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C Seabrook of Tring. Terlincthun British Cemetery.

SPINKS Charles Edward

Lance Corporal, 7th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Tring. Killed in action on 11 January 1918. Age 22. Brother of Mrs A Charlton of Byker, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Artillery Wood Cemetery.

SPINKS William George

Acting Sergeant, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment of Tring. Killed in action at the Somme on 26 September 1916. Age 25. Son of Harry George and Sarah Charlotte of Tring. Auchonvillers Military Cemetery.

STRATFORD Arthur

Private, 5th Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Wealdstone. Enlisted at Houndslow, Middlesex. Killed in action on 17 October 1915. Age 30. Born in Tring. Husband of Mrs.G Stratford of 86 Cecil Road, Wealdstone, Middlesex. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

STEVENS Charles Sidney

Private, 15th Suffolk Regiment. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action in Belgium on 2 November 1918. Born in Aylesbury. Lanain Communal Cemetery.

TURVEY Frederick

Private, 9th Royal Dublin Fusiliers of Tabernacle Yard. Enlised at Tring, formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 8 August 1917. Born in Chesham, Bucks .Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

TYLER Albert John

Private, 10th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the Surrey Regiment. Killed in action in France on 25 March 1918. Age 20. Born in Tring. Son of Clara Jane of 51 Wingrave Road, New Mill and the late Thomas. Arras Memorial.

VAISEY Roland Maddison

Captain, 36th Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action in France on 7 September 1918. Age 31. Son of Arthur William and Esther. Husband of Violet of 'The Bungalow', Tring. Vaulx Hill Cemetery.

WELLS

Stoker 1st Class, HMS 'Aboukir' Royal Navy. Killed in action with a submarine in the North Sea on 22 September 1914. Chatham Naval Memorial.

Special note: In the early hours of the morning of 22 September 1914, HMS Cressy along with HMS Aboukir & HMS Hogue were sunk by torpedoes from a U-boat under the command of Otto Weddigen, in the North Sea.

WELLS Arthur Frank

Private, 74th Royal Army Ornance Corps. Died of wounds on 19 February 1919. Age 40. Husband of Lillie of 31 Albert Street. Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension.

WEST Joseph

Private, 7th Royal West Kent Regiment. Died of wounds on 12 June 1918. Age 31. Son of Martha of 19 Albert Street.

WILKINS Arthur

Rifleman, 10th Rifle Brigade. Killed in action on 3 September 1916. Age 20. Son of Mrs.M Wilkins of 4 Western Road. Thiepval Memorial.

WILKINS Frank George

Private, 1st Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action on 4 March 1917. Son of George and Sarah of 12 King Street. Fins New British Cemetery.

WILKINS Oliver

Bugler, 1st Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry. Killed in action on 16 August 1917. New Irish Farm Cemetery.

WOODS Sidney

Private, 8th Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds on 3 November 1916. StSever Cemetery Extension.

WRIGHT Ernest Grorge

Private, 1st Essex Regiment, of 7 New Cottages, Brook Street. Husband of Ada Cato (formerly Wright). Kantara War Memorial.

*YOUNG George Walter

Captain, 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 27 May 1918, in Aisne, France. Aged 21. Born 1 September 1896 and baptised 15 November 1896 in Kings Langley, Hertfordshire. Educated Bedford Modern School (1905-14). Son of George Thomas Young and Eleanor Young, of 8, High Street, Tring, Herts; elder brother of Marcus (below). In 1896 the family were resident in Kings Langley, Hertfordshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Tring, resident with his parents at 8, High Street, Tring, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France. See also Bedford Modern School

YOUNG Marcus Ernest

Second Lieutenant, X/58 Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died Sunday 24 March 1918, Aisne, France. Aged 19. Born 12 May 1898 in Tring, Buckinghamshire. Educated Bedford Modern School (1905-16). Son of George Thomas Young and Eleanor Young, of 8, High Street, Tring, Herts; younger brother of George (above). In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Tring, resident with his parents at 8, High Street, Tring, Hertfordshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, a boarder at school, born Tring, resident 1 Waldeck Avenue, Bedford. Buried in CHAUNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Grave lost. Special memorial. See also Bedford Modern School

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